[ardour-users] how to add send effects

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Fri Jun 11 08:16:24 PDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-06-11 at 09:19, Josh Karnes wrote:
> I'm starting to pile up tracks and about ready to begin thinking seriously about 
> getting the rough mixes to work in Ardour.
> I'm stymied by the "send" process in Ardour.  Basically I want to add plugins 
> like you would with a regular mixer.  So for example, I want to set up a reverb 
> on a send so I can send whatever amount from each channel to the reverb 
> (stereo).  How do I do this?
> I suspect I have to set up some kind of bus or something?  Can someone give me a 
> step-by-step?
> Also, anyone know why the LADSPA port of "Freeverb 3" does not sound anything 
> like the VST version?  The VST version of Freeverb 3 sounds great, the LADSPA 
> one is useless, either that or I just have no idea how to set it up...  I 
> recorded a whole album using only Freeverb 3 for VST so I know how to make it 
> work there and the LADSPA interface looks similar, you'd think I could make it 
> work.

I haven't been very impressed with Freeverb either (though I've never
used the VST version).  If you're doing mono tracks use GVerb.  It is
really good for drum tracks.


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